Celestron EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8" SCT / EdgeHD Telescopes
Get ready for the 2017 total solar eclipse with EclipSmart Solar Safe Products. Enhance your viewing experience with Celestron's EclipSmart Solar Filter for 8" SCT / EdgeHD Telescopes. Instantly transform your normal Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope (8" SCT) and Celestron 8" EdgeHD telescope into a white-light solar telescope.
Designed from the telescope’s lens cap for a snug fit, each filter includes two safety Velcro straps and four self-adhesive Velcro pads for safely securing your solar filter in place.
Fits these Celestron telescopes:
- Advanced VX 8" Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescope
- Advanced VX 8” EdgeHD Telescope
- CPC 800 GPS (XLT) Computerized Telescope
- CPC Deluxe 800 HD Computerized Telescope
- NexStar 8SE Computerized Telescope
- NexStar Evolution 8
- Nexstar Evolution 8 HD with StarSense
- CGEM - 800 Computerized Telescope
- CGEM 800 HD Computerized Telescope
- CGEM II 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
- CGEM II 800 EdgeHD Telescopes
- CGX Equatorial 800 Schmidt-Cassegrain Telescopes
- CGX Equatorial 800 HD Telescopes
EclipSmart solar products feature Solar Safe filter technology providing the ultimate protection from harmful solar radiation, including both IR and UV light, and filters 99.999% of intense visible light. Celestron Solar Safe filter technology is GUARANTEED SAFE for direct solar observation and has been independently tested by SAI Global Assurance Services.
Solar Safe products conform to and meet the transmission requirements of ISO 12312-2, Filters for Direct Observation of the Sun, EN 1836:2005 + A1:2007 (E) for an E15 Filter for the Direct Observation of the Sun and, AS/NZS 1338.1:2012, Filters for Eye Protectors.
|Telescope Compatibility:||Celestron 8” Schmidt-Cassegrain and EdgeHD Telescopes|
|Filter diameter (external)||235 mm|
|Filter diameter (internal)||225 mm|
|Filter thickness||32.0 mm|
|Filter clear aperture||176 mm|
|Weight of filter||121 grams / 4.2 ounces|
|Filter material||Celestron proprietary Mylar filter|
|Nylon safety straps||Two 1” x 4” Velcro straps, Four 1” x 1” Velcro Tabs|